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When the Levee Breaks: Mississippi Blues - Rare Cuts 1926-41 [Remaster]


  • 0. DISC 1:
    1. Cottonfield Blues, Pt. 1 - Garfield Akers
    2. Bedside Blues - Jim Thompkins
    3. Mississippi Bottom Blues - Kid Bailey
    4. Poor Boy Blues - Sam Butler
    5. I'm Leavin' Town - William Harris
    6. Hittin' the Bottle Stomp - Mississippi Jook Band
    7. Last Kind Words Blues - Geeshie Wiley
    8. Third Street Woman Blues - Blind Willie Reynolds
    9. Muddy Water Blues - Freddie Spruell
    10. Fare Thee Well Blues - Joe Calicott
    11. That Won't Do - Arthur Petties
    12. Four O'Clock Flower Blues - Willie Blackwell
    13. Evil Devil Woman Blues - Joe McCoy
    14. Jail House Blues, The - Sam Collins
    15. Black Spider Blues - Robert Lockwood, Jr.
    16. Traveling Riverside Blues - Robert Johnson (Take 1)
    17. Baltimore Blues - Charlie McCoy
    18. Down the Big Road Blues - Mattie Delaney
    19. You Scolded Me and Drove Me - Mississippi Bracey "Caldwell"
    20. Milk Cow Blues - Freddie Spruell
    21. Ten Pound Hammer - Mose Andrews
    22. Noiseless Motor Blues - Willie Blackwell
    23. Jailhouse Fire Blues - Buddy Boy Hawkins
    24. 4A Highway - Freddie Spruell
    25. Times Had Done Got Hard - King Solomon Hill
    0. DISC 2:
    1. Mississippi County Farm Blues - Son House
    2. When the Levee Breaks - Joe McCoy
    3. Ninety Nine Blues - Blind Joe Reynolds
    4. Snake Doctor Blues - Jelly Jaw Short
    5. Little Girl in Rome - Otto Virgial
    6. It's Cold in China Blues - The Mississippi Moaner
    7. Bald Eagle Blues - Willie Blackwell
    8. Boodle-De-Bum Blues - Ben Covington
    9. Bull Frog Blues - William Harris
    10. Dangerous Woman - Mississippi Jook Band
    11. Shaggy Dog Blues - Buddy Boy Hawkins
    12. Devil in the Lion's Den - Sam Collins
    13. Quarrellin' Mama Blues - Arthur Petties
    14. Devil and My Brown Blues - Sam Collins
    15. Take a Little Walk with Me - Robert Lockwood, Jr.
    16. Last Time Blues - Charlie McCoy
    17. Dough Roller Blues - Garfield Akers
    18. Croowing Rooster, The - Walter Rhodes
    19. Motherless Child Blues - Elvie Thomas/Geeshie Wiley/Elva Thomas
    20. Married Woman Blues - George Torey
    21. She's Young and Wild - Willie Blackwell
    22. Cherry Ball - Mississippi Bracey "Caldwell"
    23. Bad Notion Blues - Otto Virgial
    24. Don't Cry Baby - Freddie Spruell
    25. Rowdy Blues - Kid Bailey
    0. DISC 3:
    1. My Buddy Blind Papa Lemon - King Solomon Hill
    2. Snatch It Back Blues - Buddy Boy Hawkins
    3. Machine Gun Blues - Willie Blackwell
    4. Revenue Man Blues - Arthur Petties
    5. Mr Freddie's Kokomo Blues - Freddie Spruell
    6. Over to My House - Geeshie Wiley
    7. Barefoot Blues - Jelly Jaw Short
    8. Jumpin' and Shoutin' Blues - Garfield Akers
    9. Look Who's Coming Down the Road - Joe McCoy
    10. Traveling Mama Blues - Joe Calicott
    11. Leavin' Here Blues - William Harris
    12. Got the Blues About Rome - Otto Virgial
    13. Young Heifer Blues - Mose Andrews
    14. Skippy Whippy - Mississippi Jook Band
    15. Yellow Dog Blues - Sam Collins
    16. You Can't Keep No Brown - Sam Butler
    17. Tallahatchie River Blues - Mattie Delaney
    18. Stered Gal - Mississippi Bracey "Caldwell"
    19. Motherless and Fatherless Blues - Charlie McCoy
    20. Don't Misuse Me, Baby - Willie Blackwell
    21. I'm Gonna Train My Baby - Robert Lockwood, Jr.
    22. Out on Santa Fe Blues - Arthur Petties
    23. It's Hard Time - Joe Stone
    24. Your Good Man Is Gone - Freddie Spruell
    25. Cold Woman Blues - Blind Joe Reynolds
    0. DISC 4:
    1. Clarksdale Moan - Son House
    2. Adam and Eve in the Garden - Ben Covington
    3. Lonesome Man Blues - George Torey
    4. Leaving Home Blues - Walter Rhodes
    5. Loving Lady Blues - Sam Collins
    6. Early Mornin' Blues - William Harris
    7. Number Three Blues - Buddy Boy Hawkins
    8. Tell Me Baby - King Solomon Hill
    9. Little Boy Blue - Robert Lockwood, Jr.
    10. Cottonfield Blues, Pt. 2 - Garfield Akers
    11. Chalk My Toy - Willie Blackwell
    12. Barbecue Bust - Mississippi Jook Band
    13. Two Time Blues - Arthur Petties
    14. Back Door Blues - Joe Stone
    15. Way Back Down Home - Freddie Spruell
    16. Skinny Leg Blues - Geeshie Wiley
    17. Meat Cutter Blues - Joe McCoy
    18. Mississippi Moan - The Mississippi Moaner
    19. Married Man Blues - Blind Willie Reynolds
    20. Jefferson County Blues - Sam Butler
    21. Rampaw Street Blues - Willie Blackwell
    22. I'll Overcome Someday - Mississippi Bracey "Caldwell"
    23. Good Boy Blues - Arthur Petties
    24. Grand Daddy Blues - Jelly Jaw Short
    25. Let's Go Riding - Freddie Spruell
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 7781

  • Credits
    Producer
    Engineer

    Personnel: Otto Virgial, Charlie McCoy , Mississippi Bracey "Caldwell", Elvie Thomas, Freddie Spruell, Joe Holmes, Garfield Akers, Robert F. Johnson , Geeshie Wiley, George Torey, Jelly Jaw Short, Jim Thompkins, Joe McCoy, Joe Stone, Kid Bailey, Mattie Delaney, Robert Lockwood, Jr., Sam Butler, Sam Collins, Arthur Petties, Son House, The Mississippi Moaner, Walter "Buddy Boy" Hawkins, William Harris, Blind Willie Reynolds (vocals, guitar); Ben Covington (vocals, banjo, harmonica); Walter Rhodes (vocals, accordion); Virginia Bracey, Maylon Harney "Pet", Joe Robinson , Richard Harney "Can", Joe Calicott, Memphis Minnie, Carl Martin (guitar); Jed Davenport (harmonica); Cooney Vaughn (piano); Aaron Graves (tambourine).
    Liner Note Author: Neil Slaven.
    Recording information: Birmingham, AL (06/25/1926-07/30/1941); Chicago, IL (06/25/1926-07/30/1941); Dallas, TX (06/25/1926-07/30/1941); Grafton, WI (06/25/1926-07/30/1941); Hattiesburg, MS (06/25/1926-07/30/1941); Jackson, MS (06/25/1926-07/30/1941); Memphis (06/25/1926-07/30/1941); New York, NY (06/25/1926-07/30/1941); Richmond, IN (06/25/1926-07/30/1941).

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